ARCHIVED RACE: Great North Run @ Newcastle on 20th September 2009

Race Info & Description

Race Information:

  • Event Name: Great North Run
  • Distance (KMs): 21.09
  • Distance (Miles): 13.1
  • Date: 20 September 2009
  • Start Time: 10:40
  • Venue: Newcastle / Gateshead
  • Best Time (Men): 59:37
  • Best Time (Women): 1:05:40
  • Organised By: Great Run
  • Race Website: Click Here.

Race Facilities

  • Has Toilets? Yes - At start & Every Water Station
  • Has Changing Facilities? No - But Baggage Facility Available
  • Has Water Stations? Yes - at 3 miles, 5¾ miles, 8½ miles and 11½ miles
  • Has Prizes / Awards? All runners will receive a pack.

Race Description

The Great North run is one of the oldest and most popular road races for fun and elite athletes alike.

Run around the iconic Newcastle / Gateshead course, the Great North Run is a half marathon of approximately 13 miles.

The race starts at the A167 Central Motorway near Exhibition Park.

It will be televised live on BBC one TV and Radio 5Live.

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